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longer than all of us. >> where in china do you make your mattresses? >> we're in china? i don't think so. reporter: robin, the third generation, her grandfather, edward, was a mattress equipment saysman from chicago who came to san francisco in 1898 with his brother, leonard. if they were to visit the factory on minnesota street today they would be proud to see the company they offend still -- they founded still going strong. >> the benefit is we're in charge of the quality. >> easy to say. not so easy to do. when they say they make their mattresses from scratch in america, they mean it. beginning with the cotton, they blend and machine into batting. to the coils, which they wire, manufactured in california, then turn, bent, tw twisted by machine, and finished by a former street sweeper. >> all hand-made. >> by your hand. >> by my hand, yeah, all of our hand. >> they build mattresses the old-fashioned way, same tags they always have as reflected through almost a century's worth of orders and receipts that remain on file. the system is definitely old school but it works. when a customer c
china with tox craig levels of chemicals will remain under lock and key. port authorities seized a shipment an the toys were determined unsafe. the christmas figures, including a load of plastic ducks in santa suits were found to have access levels of a chemical used to mike vinyl and plastics. >>> controversy is brewing at the state capitol over repairs made to legislators cars just as the government pulled the plug on the free ride. here's the story. reporter: state lawmakers no longer get vehicles as part of their compensation. they're now reimbursed per mile like most workers in the private sector for any business-related trips. but the compensation commission said the car perks had to end. california was the only state in the country providing vehicles for politicians while deep budget cuts were happening. a new "associated press" analysis, though, found in the months leading up to surrendering their cars a year ago, several lawmakers had extensive repairs done on taxpayer money. some were routine maintenance work, others upgraded their gps systems, had the brakes replaced o
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